Sunday 19 November 2017

Teddy Cashman: The food chain is broken if farmers aren't getting a fair deal

The pressure on milk producers to provide a stable supply of a quality product is too much
The pressure on milk producers to provide a stable supply of a quality product is too much

Teddy Cashman

The food chain is broken.

The pressure on milk producers to provide a stable supply of a quality product is too much.

The focus on milk prices at the moment should be a wake-up call for retailers, processors and politicians. We need to restore equity to the food supply chain if farmers' incomes are to recover.

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